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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
600 AM EDT THU JUN 2 2011

...MAY WAS SLIGHTLY WARMER AND MUCH DRIER THAN NORMAL FOR TALLAHASSEE...

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE FOR MAY IN TALLAHASSEE WAS 74.9
DEGREES...0.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE DURING
THE MONTH WAS 98 DEGREES ON THE 12TH AND 31ST. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE
WAS 43 DEGREES ON THE 18TH. THE READING OF 98 ON THE 12TH AND 43 ON
THE 18TH ESTABLISHED NEW RECORD HIGH AND RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES
RESPECTIVELY FOR THOSE DATES.

RAINFALL AT THE TALLAHASSEE REGIONAL AIRPORT FOR MAY ONLY MEASURED
0.59 INCHES...4.36 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THERE WERE 4 DAYS WITH
MEASURABLE RAINFALL DURING THE MONTH WHICH WAS 4 BELOW NORMAL. THE
GREATEST AMOUNT IN A 24-HOUR PERIOD WAS 0.46 INCHES ON THE 13TH
THROUGH 14TH. THERE WERE 4 DAYS WITH THUNDERSTORMS AT THE AIRPORT
WHICH WAS 3 BELOW NORMAL. THE PEAK WIND GUST WAS 47 MPH FROM THE
WEST ON THE 13TH.

THE OUTLOOK FOR JUNE FROM THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER CALLS FOR AN
ENHANCED CHANCE FOR ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND EQUAL CHANCES OF
EXPERIENCING ABOVE...NORMAL OR BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION. THE
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE FOR JUNE IS 80.4 DEGREES AND NORMAL
RAINFALL IS 6.92 INCHES.

ACCORDING TO THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER THERE IS A 45% CHANCE FOR
THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE DURING THE 3-MONTH PERIOD FROM JUNE THROUGH
AUGUST WILL BE HIGHER THAN 82.0 DEGREES...A 32% CHANCE FOR THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE TO BE BETWEEN 81.1 AND 82.0 AND A 23% CHANCE TO BE LOWER
THAN 81.1 DEGREES. THERE ARE NO 3-MONTH PRECIPITATION OUTLOOKS FOR
SPECIFIC POINT LOCATIONS AT THIS TIME. HOWEVER...THE GENERALIZED
OUTLOOK FOR THE TALLAHASSEE AREA CALLS FOR EQUAL CHANCES OF
EXPERIENCING ABOVE...NORMAL OR BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION. THE
NORMAL 3-MONTH RAINFALL FOR TALLAHASSEE IS 21.99 INCHES.

THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE CAN BE ACCESSED TO RECEIVE 3-MONTH AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE FORECASTS FOR SEVERAL OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE LOCAL
TRI-STATE REGION:

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/CLIMATE/CALENDAR_OUTLOOK.PHP?WFO=TAE

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